The Temporary Grave

Memories of Amir Saeidzadeh

Last year, a heavy snow fell in Dole Baderan and Kriskan region and the main prison was snow-covered. Due to the fall of the avalanche and the destruction of the walls and roof, a number of prisoners had been buried under rubble. The Democrat was forced to move the prison to Kriskan region and take the prisoners into a tent and build a short wall around it. The prisoners had to live in this temporary place until the main prison to be repaired and reconstructed.

The 336th Night of Memory-2

Sardasht Chemical Bombing

The 336th Night of Memory was held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, with the presence of a group of chemical warriors from Sardasht region and the treatment and health staff of chemically injured and veterans in the Surah Hall of the Arts Center, with the performance of Dawood Salehi. In this ceremony, General Ali Sadri, Dr. Hamid Salehi, Dr. Mohammad Hajipour and Dr. Khosro Jadidi, witnesses of the chemical bombing, shared their memories.

Oral History Workshop – 9

After the interview

The oral history website is going to provide the educational materials of some oral history workshops to the audience in written form. The present series has been prepared using the materials of one of these workshops. As you will see, many of the provided contents are not original or less said contents, but we have tried to provide categorized contents so that they can be used more.

Like a War-Torn Area

I participated in the demonstration for the first time on Tuesday, August 30, 1977 (the 14th of the holy month of Ramadan). In the morning, I heard people had gathered in front of house of Ayatollah Sayyid Abdullah Shirazi. My brother and I went to Naderi Crossroad with the intention of joining the people. The number of people kept increasing, as much as the street became completely closed. The distance between Ayatollah ...

Da (Mother) 32

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

He returned my greeting and said amiably, “We miss Ali a lot; he is a real man. It would be a big help to have him here now—both as a tactician and a man of action. He could do many things. He is a strong and brave boy. I pray that he gets well soon and can be with us again.” Then he asked, “What is going on at Jannatabad? What problems have come up?”

The 13th Iranian Oral History Conference will be held in Mazandaran Arts Center

The 13th Oral History Conference of Iran will be held in Sari city with the participation of the Oral History Association of Iran, the Arts Center of the Islamic Revolution in Mazandaran, the General Directorate for the Preservation of Works and Publication of Sacred Defense Values and the Karbala Corps of Mazandaran and with the presence of local professors, experts, writers, researchers, artists and other interested in the field of oral history.

An Extract of Memories of Nosratollah Mahmoudzadeh

Passing the River

The length of the pillar that had flowed down from the pass in the darkness approximated one kilometer. Heavy gun and the individual equipment had tired everyone. From time to time, the warriors raised their heads in the darkness and stared at the high summit of Gamo, which was standing in front of them. It was in the situation where the Iraqis were monitoring the entire region from the top of this high peak.

Oral History Workshop – 8

Rules of an interview

The oral history website is going to provide the educational materials of some oral history workshops to the audience in written form. The present series has been prepared using the materials of one of these workshops. As you will see, many of the provided contents are not original or less said contents, but we have tried to provide categorized contents so that they can be used more.

Transfer to the Ward-6

After two weeks [being in prison in 1979], I was transferred from the cell to Ward-6. The ward-6 of the Committee had three rooms, each having the area of approximately 12 square meters. There were four or five people in each room. In this section, coming and going from cell to the ward was permitted, although the door of the ward was closed, but we were allowed to walk in the wards ground.
 
An Extract of Memories of Nosratollah Mahmoudzadeh

The Importance of Building Road in the War

Destiny of the operations were determined by the roads that Jahad [Sazandegi] (Jihad of Construction) would build in the up and downs of the region’s mountains; roads in which delivering troops, ammunition, supplies, and on the way back, delivering the wounded and martyrs in a 30 km distance determined consolidation of heights that were seized by Basij forces. Iraq had concentrated most of its power in the region on the Galan heights.
The Memory of Azam Al-Sadat Sajjadi Masoumi

Bow tie

When I was studying in Farhanaz Pahlavi middle School at the end of Hajbashi Street, I spent bitter days. At school, I was dressed differently because of my coat and long scarf. That is why I was always alone and had no friends. On the other hand, the teachers did not care about me and treated me badly. They put me at the end of the class and they did not call my name for class questions;
It was brought up in an interview with Seddiqa Mohammadi

Interview with the foster coach of the 80s and 90s

A Review of the Cultural Activities of Girls High Schools in Zarand city from Kerman in the Sixties
Seddiqa Mohammadi was born on 1963/May/10 in Zarand, Kerman. During the last years of the imperial rule, he participated in demonstrations with his family, and after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, he entered education as a teacher.
Book Review:

“History Watcher”

In the middle six months of 1981 (1360 SH), a group of the political office of IRGC headed to the fronts in order to record events which were related to commanding the war; some the narrators died a martyr. Sayyid Mohammad Eshaghi was one of those narrators who in the year 1980, after being active for a time in Rasht Basij, joined IRGC and after that he narrated the war for 4 years, he died a martyr in January 19, 1987.